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New York Times, Tuesday, March 27, 1979

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B J K Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,731
Across
1. Coarse hominy : SAMP
5. Algonquian Indians : CREES
10. Mess : CHOW
14. Ananias : LIAR
15. Respond to stimuli : REACT
16. Kind of bell or brain : HARE
17. Happy as a lark : ONTOPOFTHEWORLD
20. Open-meshed fabric : ETAMINE
21. Son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra : ORESTES
22. Unmoving : INERT
24. Trygve ___ : LIE
25. Peaks : CRESTS
28. Snoods : HAIRNETS
33. Nether world : HADES
34. Wide-awakes : TERNS
35. Actor Billy ___ Williams : DEE
36. Mars, to Menelaus : ARES
37. Large anthropoid, for short : ORANG
38. "Cherry ___," poem by Herrick : RIPE
39. Quantity of radiation : REM
40. Harangue : ORATE
41. Rhythmic pattern : METER
42. Intervening period : MEANTIME
44. Scurries : DASHES
45. Shoshonean : UTE
46. "Watch on the ___," Hellman play : RHINE
48. Clothes : RAIMENT
52. River probably discovered by Columbus in 1498 : ORINOCO
56. Sick as a dog : UNDERTHEWEATHER
58. Row : TIER
59. Mosquito : AEDES
60. The Emerald Isle : EIRE
61. "The Sun ___ Rises" : ALSO
62. Smallest amount : LEAST
63. Bucks' mates : DOES
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1. Wild plum : SLOE
2. "It ___ Necessarily So" : AINT
3. ___ Hari : MATA
4. Double this for a 1968 B'way hit : PROMISES
5. Harridans : CRONES
6. Direct (to) : REFER
7. Have breakfast : EAT
8. Imitate : ECHO
9. British money : STERLING
10. Korea, to Hirohito : CHOSEN
11. Male red deer : HART
12. Heraldic wreath : ORLE
13. Unites : WEDS
18. Liquid measures : PINTS
19. Dams : WEIRS
23. The Helen Hayes, for one : THEATER
25. Amulet : CHARM
26. Street show : RAREE
27. Swelling : EDEMA
29. English composer : ARNE
30. Head of Hollywood : EDITH
31. Conical abode : TEPEE
32. Oracles : SEERS
34. British streetcar : TRAM
37. This is definitely not Occidental : ORIENTAL
38. Felt indignant displeasure : RESENTED
40. Playful animal : OTTER
41. Craze : MANIA
43. ___ uno : NUMERO
44. Most calamitous : DIREST
47. Elias and Julia Ward : HOWES
48. Route for Rodriguez : RUTA
49. Indigo : ANIL
50. Roman calendar days : IDES
51. "Of ___ I Sing" : THEE
53. Taft's state : OHIO
54. Part of a bird's bill : CERE
55. Mine findings : ORES
57. Author LeShan : EDA

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